LiveJournal Social Login Configuration Guide


LiveJournal is a Russian social media service that hosts user blogs, journals, and diaries. LiveJournal has around 15 million active users each month.

Before You Begin

To use LiveJournal for social login you must:

  • Use the Janrain Dashboard to configure LiveJournal as a social login provider. No additional configuration is required.

In This Configuration Guide

  • Configuring LiveJournal as a Social Login Provider
  • Testing LiveJournal Social Login
  • Removing LiveJournal as a Social Login Provider

Configuring LiveJournal as a Social Login Provider

To configure LiveJournal as a social login provider, complete the following procedure:

  1. Log on to your Janrain Dashboard (https://dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. From the Dashboard home page, click the Manage Engage Dashboard icon.
  3. From the Engage Dashboard home page, in the Widgets and SDKs section, click Sign-Ins.
  4. From the Sign-in page, verify that Widget is selected and then expand Providers.
  5. From the list of Providers, click LiveJournal. LiveJournal appears in your social login widget.
  6. When you are finished, select Save and Publish and then click Publish. It might take as long as one hour before LiveJournal appears as a social login option on your web site.

Testing LiveJournal Social Login

To test LiveJournal social login, complete the following procedure:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • If you have just published your widget settings, click the Test your widget link that appears after the widget has been saved.
    • If you previously published your widget settings then, from the Engage Dashboard Sign-in page, click Launch a test widget.
       
  2. From the Test page, click the LiveJournal icon:

  1. In the LiveJournal Sign-In window, logon using a valid LiveJournal account:

  1. If login succeeds, information returned from the LiveJournal profile is displayed in the API response preview field:

The returned profile information will vary depending on the LiveJournal account used in the test.

You can verify LiveJournal profile fields by completing the following procedure:

  1. From the Engage Dashboard home page, click the Manage Providers icon:

  1. From the Configure Providers page, click LiveJournal.
  2. Profile information returned from LiveJournal is displayed onscreen. For example:

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Removing LiveJournal as a Social Login Provider

If you no longer want to use LiveJournal for social login, you can remove LiveJournal as a social login provider by completing the following procedure:

  1. Log on to your Janrain Dashboard (https://dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. From the Dashboard home page, click the Manage Engage Dashboard icon.
  3. From the Engage Dashboard home page, in the Widgets and SDKs section, click Sign-Ins.
  4. From the Sign-in page, verify that Widget is selected and then expand Providers.
  5. In the widget, click the X in the upper right corner of the LiveJournal icon.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page, select Save and Publish, and then click Publish. LiveJournal no longer appears in the sign-on widget.
Note. You must always have at least one social login provider in the widget. If you delete all the providers and then click Publish, you’ll see the error message Couldn’t save configuration: No providers.